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Prof. Pou Temara

Professor in Te Reo & Tikanga

Papers Taught

MAOR530 - Te Rengarenga: Assessing Te Reo Māori in Competitive Contexts
MAOR531 - Te Kawariki: Practicum in Assessing Te Reo Māori in Competitive Contexts

Current Supervision

Te Kāhautu Maxwell - PhD student. Thesis title: Te Kura i Awarua: Ritual Practice and Death in the Ringatu Canon

Recent Publications

  • Temara, P. (2013). Whaikōrero - Te Irikura, Series 1 Episode 23. In Te Irikura, Series 1 Episode 23. Retrieved from

  • Nikora, L. W., Te Awekotuku, N., Rua, M., McRae, K. O., Temara, P., & Maxwell, T. K. (2011). Weeping and wailing: Māori death rituals and changes in adult crying. In Death Down Under Inaugural Conference. Conference held at The University of Sydney, Australia.

  • Temara, P. (2011). Translation of citation for the award of Honorary Doctorate to Dr Cathy Dewes. [Te Reo Maori Translation].

  • Temara, P. (2011). Wai 796. Chapter 2: A Maori World View: The Connection and Identification with the Environment. In Wai 796: The Report on the Management of the Petroleum Resource (pp. 23-37). Wellington: Legislation Direct. Retrieved from

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Temara, Prof Pou 8528 mauriora A.G.28 Reo

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